Charcot Marie Tooth Disease News and Research

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is a group of progressive disorders that affect the peripheral nerves. Peripheral nerves connect the brain and spinal cord to muscles as well as sensory cells that detect sensations such as touch, pain, heat, and sound.
PRPS1 gene associated with DFN2 identified by researchers

PRPS1 gene associated with DFN2 identified by researchers

Scientists find mechanism that protects neurons from calcium overload

Scientists find mechanism that protects neurons from calcium overload

DNA template could explain evolutionary shifts

DNA template could explain evolutionary shifts

New mouse model provides insight into human neuronal diseases

New mouse model provides insight into human neuronal diseases

New clues about mitochondrial 'growth spurts'

New clues about mitochondrial 'growth spurts'

Discovery introduces a lot of new questions about nervous system

Discovery introduces a lot of new questions about nervous system

Discovery of protein key to neuro-regeneration

Discovery of protein key to neuro-regeneration

New motor system impairment diagnosing tool

New motor system impairment diagnosing tool

Mutations in a protein called dynein may cause inherited neuropathy

Mutations in a protein called dynein may cause inherited neuropathy

New way to detect neuropathy

New way to detect neuropathy

Genomic disorders occur more frequently than previously thought

Genomic disorders occur more frequently than previously thought

Scientists identify gene responsible for one type of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder

Scientists identify gene responsible for one type of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder

Single master gene crucial for nerve cell insulation

Single master gene crucial for nerve cell insulation

Research simplifies diagnosis of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Research simplifies diagnosis of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Gene mutation discovered that causes a rare form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Gene mutation discovered that causes a rare form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Gene dynamin 2 underlies one form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Gene dynamin 2 underlies one form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Researchers trim count of human genes to 20,000-25,000

Researchers trim count of human genes to 20,000-25,000

Researchers analyze the mechanisms and proteins that underlie mitochondria

Researchers analyze the mechanisms and proteins that underlie mitochondria

Scientists closer to correcting an abnormal gene which causes Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Scientists closer to correcting an abnormal gene which causes Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease